A dynamic professional librarian with more than 10 years’ cognate practical experience in Librarianship. Currently working as the Pioneer University Librarian of Skyline University Nigeria and teaches Use of Library, Study Skills and ICT. He has the managerial capability to oversee and manage University Library and has the experience in handling various software like Virtua, Koha, CDS/WINISIS, Greenstone, & OutLook.
He has MSc in Library and Information Sciences, B.A in Library and Information Sciences from Bayero University Kano. He has a Diploma in Library Science, a Diploma in Data and Information Technology and also a Certificate of Intensive Computer Training.
He is a Chartered Librarian of Nigeria (CLN) certified by Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria (LRCN). A registered member of Nigerian Library Association (NLA) – Kano State Chapter and a Member of Association of University Librarians of Nigerian Universities (AULNU). Equally, he is an active review member of the Esteemed Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research; A reviewer in The Fourth International Conference on Digital Information Processing, Data Mining and Wireless Communication; A reviewer in The Seventh International Conference on Digital Information and Communication Technology and Applications; A reviewer in the The Fourth International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers and also a member in the Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communication (SDIWC).
He has consulted for a number of Universities, Colleges, and Schools in Nigeria for effective library development. He has attended more than 38 International Webinars organized by International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), African Library and Information Association & Institutions (AfLIA), Library of Congress, Ansal University, India, Tezpur University, India, MIT World Peace University of India, Indira Ghandi National Center for the Arts, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Institute of Information Management, Emerald Publishing, Elsevier, ProQuest, Ebscohost etc on different theme on Librarianship and ICT. He has also received a number of trainings such as Innovative Services Delivery in Libraries and Information Centers sponsored by Goethe-Institut in collaboration with US Consulate and on eLibrary Sustainability Project sponsored by Librarians’ Registration Council of Nigeria.
He coordinates and served as the Webinar Convener between Skyline University Nigeria Library in collaboration with National Digital Library of India on the theme “User Awareness of National Digital Library of India” conducted on 5th June, 2020 and also coordinated and convened the Webinar on “Journal Selection Consideration: Complexities and Solutions for Researchers” presented by Prof. Muhammad Kashif of GIFT University, Pakistan on 10th July, 2020.